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We Light the Way

Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

Acuity’s lighting and building management solutions vary from individual devices to intelligent network systems. With fiscal year 2018 net sales of $3.7 billion, Acuity Brands has operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. Individual devices include lighting controls, lighting components, controllers for various building systems (including HVAC, lighting, shades and access control), power supplies, and prismatic skylights. Among other benefits, intelligent network systems can optimize energy efficiency and comfort as well as enhance the occupant experience for various indoor and outdoor applications, all the while reducing operating costs. We continue to expand our solutions portfolio, including software and services, to provide a host of other economic benefits resulting from data analytics that enables the “Internet of Things” ("IoT") and supports the advancement of smart buildings, smart cities, and the smart grid.

Why is Acuity Brands a Great Place for HR?
  • Our Shared Services team is a strategic part of the direction of our company
  • Our company is a very profitable market leader and provides financial stability
  • You will work with highly talented, fun and supportive team
  • We believe in a healthy work/life balance
  • We produce quality service and support to our Leadership and Associates that you can be proud of

We're seeking a collaborative and energetic Payroll Manager with experience in SAP on Premise and/or Employee Central Payroll. This person will supervise the processing of payroll data internally and act as primary contact with the payroll vendor. He/she will ensure that computing, withholding, and deductions associated with net pay are done properly and in compliance with all taxing jurisdictions.

Key Requirements & Responsibilities
  • BS Degree or Equivalent, 6+ Yrs. Experience
  • Coordinate payroll processing with payroll vendor.  Submit adjustments and changes that are to be included in process.  Review preview payroll registers for accuracy and approve payroll for finalizing.
  • Submit payroll funding information to Finance.  Includes documenting adjustments for checks, taxes, and garnishments and adjusting funding amounts accordingly.
  • Maintain oversight of Tax and Garnishment processing completed by payroll vendor
  • Review Employee Master Data or Timekeeping records for accuracy as a part of payroll processing
  • Audit Maintenance, complete weekly and monthly payroll audit tasks, and provide evidences as needed to auditors
  • Supervise year end processing activities with payroll vendor to produce accurate W2’s and prepare for new year.  Send details to payroll vendor for any W2C’s needed.


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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Req ID:  1022

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Payroll, ERP, Manager, SAP, Database, Finance, Technology, Management

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